POW / MIA

Albert Eugene Rose

Born 1925

West Frankfort, Illinois

Corporal, U.S. Army
Service Number 16297551
Died while Prisoner of War
Died December 15, 1950 in Korea

Corporal Rose was a member of Company K, 3rd Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy in South Korea on July 7, 1950, forced to march to North Korea on the "Tiger Death March", and died while a prisoner at Hanjang-ni, North Korea on December 15, 1950. His remains were not recovered.
Corporal Rose was awarded
the Combat Infantryman's Badge,
the Prisoner of War Medal,
the Korean Service Medal,
the United Nations Service Medal,
the National Defense Service Medal,
the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and
the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.

Listed on the Korean War Honor Roll, American Battle Monuments Commission.

1930 census, West Frankfort, Frankfort Twp, Franklin Co, IL., 804 South McClelland St., enumerated Apr 10.
Albert ROSE 36 IL IL IL coal miner
Peart 34 IL IL IL
Opal 18 IL IL IL [md. 29 July 1930 Oren Osborne]
Arlan [son] 16 IL IL IL
Ralph 13 IL IL IL
Pauline 10 IL IL IL
Edna 7 IL IL IL
Albert E. 5 11/12 IL IL IL

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